The first table below looks at the demand for LINQ skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited LINQ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Language Integrated Query (LINQ)
Rank 41 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing LINQ 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.86% - 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.09% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 1
Average daily rate £320 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £29.96 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.80% -14.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
141 95 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 26.26% 21.06% 34.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 51 130
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £205 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 10
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £19.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
LINQ
South East

LINQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

LINQ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing LINQ across the Oxfordshire region.

LINQ Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

LINQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 9 (81.82%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) jQuery
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (45.45%) HTML5
5 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Couchbase
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
6 4 (36.36%) RESTful
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
6 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 4 (36.36%) OOP
6 4 (36.36%) Migration
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 2 (18.18%) WPF
9 1 (9.09%) WF
9 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
9 1 (9.09%) Statistics

LINQ
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing LINQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited LINQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (36.36%) Couchbase
2 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 3 (27.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Programmer
5 1 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) jQuery
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) Web Services
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) HTML5
4 5 (45.45%) CSS3
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 4 (36.36%) RESTful
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (36.36%) NHibernate
5 4 (36.36%) WCF
6 2 (18.18%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) WF
7 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
7 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Statistics
1 1 (9.09%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (36.36%) OOP
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Web Development
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Programme Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) SAP